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Carpentry  /  June 29, 2022

Why You Should Consider Updating the Interior Doors of Your Home

Reasons to updated your interior doors

It is easy to take the interior doors of your home for granted, but take a moment and really give them some careful consideration. Do you feel that your interior décor could benefit from some changes? Replacing your interior doors may produce the effect you are looking for. Do you feel that your home doesn’t afford you sufficient privacy? Interior door replacement with the help of a carpenter in Edmonton can help to block sound and make the room more private and secure. Here are some specific reasons to consider making this upgrade.

Privacy and Security

When sound travels easily from room to room through your house, it can be frustrating. Your activities may disturb other people in the house, and vice versa and no one seems to have enough privacy. This problem is often blamed on “thin walls,” but it may be your interior doors that are really to blame. The interior doors have a hollow core with a gap at the bottom in many homes. It is easier for sound to pass through these doors. Replacing them with solid doors with no gap on the bottom helps to muffle sound, preventing noise transfer from one room to another. This provides a greater sense of privacy that can afford you more peace of mind.

When it comes to security, you may think primarily of your exterior doors rather than your interior doors. However, it could come into play depending on your living situation. For example, if your children bring friends over, you may worry about valuables becoming broken, lost, or stolen. With a solid interior door, you can use a more substantial lock that is more difficult to bypass, protecting your treasures from prying eyes or idle hands.

Personalized Themes and Styles

Many homes have a distinct architectural style, such as modern, rustic, industrial, or Victorian. The interior doors may not necessarily reflect this style, especially if they have been replaced before. You can replace your doors to enhance the architectural style of your home.

If your house’s style is more generic or subtle, you can use replacement doors and casings to reflect your own personal tastes to make it feel more elegant, more rustic, more industrial, or more modern. Some people may even prefer a style that is plain or minimalist, which is a reasonable option as well.

There are other ways that replacing interior doors can change the character of a room. For example, installing an interior door with a built-in window could help add more natural light to an otherwise dark room.

Increased Home Value

If you are considering or planning on selling your home sometime in the future, increasing your home value is a major priority. Even if you are not considering selling your home now, someday you might. When you’re looking to increase your home value, you always need to be mindful of the return on investment you stand to gain from it upon the sale of the home.

Replacing your interior doors can help increase your home value, for the same reason that they can benefit you while you are still living in your house. They make your home more functional by blocking noise, increasing privacy, and enhancing security. At the same time, they improve your home’s aesthetics by enhancing the home’s architectural style and adding to its inherent beauty.

Why Should You Call a Carpenter in Edmonton To Help With Replacing Doors?

Installing a new door can be tricky. If you don’t do it correctly, the door could make noises when moving or may not close properly. It could even get stuck, which can be a frightening and frustrating situation. The installation of new doors is only one of many repair services that our experienced technicians perform. Find out more about the benefits of working with a carpenter from Handyman Connection.

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